The Awake Night Staff (AWNS) provides a safe, comfortable, and home-like environment for each resident with the opportunity for each resident to develop life skills to the limits of their desire and potential. The AWNS also ensures good communication between team members, family, and professionals with regard to the life of the individual.

Job Title: Awake Night Staff
Location: Vancouver
Start Date: As soon as possible, ending 30 July 2021
Term/Status: Temporary Full Time
Schedule/Hrs: Wed/Thu/Fri 22:00-8:30, alternating Sat 22:00-8:30 beginning March 13 // 42/31.5 hours per week
Hourly Wage: $20.16 per collective agreement, Effective April 1, 2021 wage rate: $21.75 

What We Offer:   

  • An extensive employer paid benefits package that includes healthcare and dental
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Professional development opportunities
  • An inclusive work environment


  • Degree or Diploma in area directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities such as Social Sciences, Human Services, or Education
  • 1-2 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience
  • Experience with or training in the areas of adaptive communication, positive behaviour support, and community care is an asset
  • Must be able to perform lifts and transfers of 40lbs
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
  • Eligible to work in Canada


This position is only open to female applicants

This position requires union membership

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Posted by human resources in: Department, Full-Time, Job Status, Residential Services